The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday’s show:


  • 1:00 p.m. ET — Dillon Danis will discuss his successful MMA debut on Saturday at Bellator 198.
  • 1:25 p.m. — Frankie Edgar will look back at his win over Cub Swanson last week in Atlantic City.
  • 1:45 p.m. — Derrick Lewis will preview his UFC 226 battle against Francis Ngannou.
  • 2:05 p.m. — Kenny Florian will stop by to discuss some exciting projects he has going on.
  • 2:25 p.m. — Nick Newell will join us in studio to discuss his upcoming debut on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series.
  • 3:25 p.m. — John Gotti III, the grandson of the infamous mobster John Gotti Sr. and the son of John Gotti Jr., will talk about his budding MMA career and upcoming fight.
  • 3:45 p.m. — Chad Mendes will discuss his two-year suspension coming to an end and his long-awaited return to the UFC.
  • 4:05 p.m. — Jake Shields will preview the upcoming inaugural season of PFL.
  • 4:25 — Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s long-time security guard Greg La Rosa will talk about recently getting shot and Mayweather’s flirtation with MMA.
  • 4:45 p.m. — The MMA (After) Hour will air exclusively on Twitter. We’ll showcase Ric’s Picks and answer your questions sent via the hashtag #themmahour.


Watch the show live below beginning at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT.

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday’s show:




  • 1 p.m. ET – Leon Edwards will talk about picking up his fifth straight win in London and calling out Darren Till.
  • 1:25 p.m. – Francis Ngannou will discuss his time off since UFC 220 and what’s next for him.
  • 1:45 p.m. – Anthony Pettis will preview his UFC 223 fight against Michael Chiesa.
  • 2:05 p.m. – Cynthia Calvillo will discuss her recent suspension for marijuana metabolites.
  • 2:25 p.m. – UFC fighter Devin Powell will talk about his recent ruptured testicle injury and his road to recovery.
  • 2:45 p.m. – Duane Ludwig will discuss what’s next for his fighter TJ Dillashaw and more.
  • 3:05 p.m. – UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will talk about his recent injury and when he could fight again.
  • 3:25 p.m. – BJJ wiz Dillon Danis will preview his Bellator MMA debut next month.
  • 3:45 p.m. – Nick Newell will talk about his push to finally get into the UFC.
  • 4:05 p.m. – Cage Warriors star Paddy Pimblett will join us in studio.





After Nick Newell, a congenital amputee, came out of retirement and defeated Sonny Luque at LFA 35, questions are swirling again if he’s worthy of an opportunity to fight in the UFC. What does the footage tell us about answering these questions? What about the loss to Justin Gaethje in WSOF? Is he UFC level and what does that even mean? We try to answer these and more on the Monday Morning Analyst with Luke Thomas.